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File #: O-8-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Second Reader
File created: 2/15/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/26/2019 Final action:
Title: Grow Annapolis, Inc. Lease Agreement - For the purpose of approving the lease for certain City-owned property located at the corner of Jefferson Street and Brashears Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21403, between Grow Annapolis, Inc. and the City of Annapolis; and matters generally relating to said lease.
Sponsors: Gavin Buckley, Sheila Finlayson, Rob Savidge, Ross Arnett
Indexes: Finance Committee
Attachments: 1. O-8-19 Grow Annapolis Lease Ordinance.pdf, 2. O-8-19 Exhibit A EastportCommGarden Diagram 2019-02-04.pdf, 3. O-8-19 Staff Report and Fiscal Impact.pdf
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Grow Annapolis, Inc. Lease Agreement - For the purpose of approving the lease for certain City-owned property located at the corner of Jefferson Street and Brashears Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21403, between Grow Annapolis, Inc. and the City of Annapolis; and matters generally relating to said lease.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 8-19

Introduced by: Mayor Buckley

Referred to


AN ORDINANCE concerning


Grow Annapolis, Inc. Lease Agreement

FOR the purpose of approving the lease for certain City-owned property located at the corner of Jefferson Street and Brashears Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21403, between Grow Annapolis, Inc. and the City of Annapolis; and matters generally relating to said lease.

WHEREAS, the City is the fee simple owner of a parcel of land located at the corner of Jefferson Street and Brashears Street in Annapolis, Maryland 21403, near the Eastport Fire Station at 914 Bay Ridge Avenue, Annapolis, Maryland 21403, and as more accurately described in a deed dated May 12, 2014 and recorded at Liber 27474, folio 060 among the Land Records of Anne Arundel County (collectively, the "Premises"), and as more particularly described in Attachment A attached hereto and incorporated herein; and

WHEREAS, Grow Annapolis, Inc., a Maryland 501(c)(3) corporation, wishes to lease the Premises for the purpose of maintaining and operating the "Eastport Firehouse Community Garden" on the Premises, which currently includes rental garden plots, church gardens, and giving gardens that provide donations to local food pantries and shelters; and

WHEREAS, Grow Annapolis, Inc.'s use of the Premises promotes improved nutrition, physical activity, community engagement, safety, educational opportunities, and economic vitality for a City neighborhood and its residents; and

WHEREAS, Grow Annapolis, Inc.'s use of the Premises further has environmental benefits, including: reflecting radiation from the sun to reduce the heat island effect...

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